A few weeks back, i said that unless there were more community outreach programs or any other community based programs to try and heal the systemic problems between the community and the police, that more of this misplaced violence would occur…and like a rock, in water, if things don’t get handled or dealt with…the bubbles come up to the surface..as we seen in the execution style killings of the 2 NYPD cops by Ismallyi and now this…We can NOT sit on our HANDS, our communities need assistance in dealing with many issues of poverty, lack of good family planning, educational opportunities, and drug and mental health issues…I feel like everyday I’m sayin the same thing..But nothing is changing…Well–doing what you want to do for a moment, is not going to make any of this Better…Asante Sana
Fredrick Young (left) and Felando Hunter (right) were convicted after a jury found them guilty for robbing, torturing, and murdering Jourdan Bobbish and friend Jacob Kudla two years ago. The two teens went missing in July 2012 after going to Detroit to buy drugs. Days later their bodies were discovered in a field.
But following emotional impact statements from the victims’ families, Young refused to apologize to the teens’ relatives, instead saying this:
“I’d like to say sorry to the families of Aiyanna Jones, Michael Brown, Eric Garner,” Young said. “And I want to apologize to them for not being able to get justice for their loved ones who was murdered in cold blood – and in respect for the peaceful protest, I want to say hands…
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